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    ”Yefremov`s case”: Former ex-Regions Party faction MP Medianyk can be released – Ukrainian Prosecutor General
    Oct22

    ”Yefremov`s case”: Former ex-Regions Party faction MP Medianyk can be released – Ukrainian Prosecutor General

    Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko does not exclude that former Party of Regions MP Volodymyr Medianyk accused of aiding terrorists will soon be released due to lack of sufficient evidence against him. ”As for Mr. Medianyk. If there is no sufficient evidence, he will not be prosecuted. It is my deep belief that that the prosecutor`s...

    Merkel threatens sanctions on Russia over Aleppo bombing
    Oct22

    Merkel threatens sanctions on Russia over Aleppo bombing

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday demanded an end to attacks by Syrian government forces and Russia on the northern city of Aleppo, adding that the European Union would take measures against both if the ”barbaric” campaign continued, according to Reuters. ”We demand an end to the attacks. We have not only said that we could not only...

    Ukraine to gain access to border with Russia on second day after elections in Donbas – Deputy Head of the presidential administration
    Oct22

    Ukraine to gain access to border with Russia on second day after elections in Donbas – Deputy Head of the presidential administration

    Ukraine will gain access to the uncontrolled border section with Russia on the second day after the local elections in the occupied part of Donbas, Deputy Head of the presidential administration Kostiantyn Yeliseyev said during the Pravo na Vladu political talk show, according to TV news service TSN. It is provided by the Minsk agreements, which...

    Russia refuses to hand over to Ukraine prisoner Kolchenko
    Oct22

    Russia refuses to hand over to Ukraine prisoner Kolchenko

    The Russian Federation refused to transfer to Ukraine the Ukrainian activist, Oleksandr Kolchenko, who had been illegally sentenced to a prison term in Russia, according to Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine on European Integration Serhiy Petukhov. Petukhov said that the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine has received from the Russian Justice...

    Industrial output in Ukraine slows down to 2%
    Oct22

    Industrial output in Ukraine slows down to 2%

    The growth of Ukraine`s industrial output in September year-over-year slowed down from 3.4% a month earlier to 2%, as reported on the website of the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Compared with the previous month, August 2016, September saw growth of industrial output by 4.4% after a 0.8% fall in August against July. Since the beginning of...

    OSCE SMM Deputy Chief elaborates on procedure of armed mission deployment in Donbas
    Oct22

    OSCE SMM Deputy Chief elaborates on procedure of armed mission deployment in Donbas

    The decision to deploy in Donbas the armed police mission of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe should be taken by the organization`s Permanent Council, that`s according to First Principal Deputy Chief of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine Alexander Hug, who spoke at a Kyiv briefing Friday, an UNIAN correspondent...

    Normandy Four talks ”lowered risk” of Russia`s offensive in Donbas – diplomatic source
    Oct22

    Normandy Four talks ”lowered risk” of Russia`s offensive in Donbas – diplomatic source

    The Normandy Four dinner in Berlin has reduced the likelihood of Russia`s large-scale offensive on positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in Donbas, a source in diplomatic circles has told UNIAN. The source has said that during the talks, the Ukrainian delegation received assurances from the Russian side that Moscow would contribute to the...

    Donald Trump is making America more Russian by the day – Business Insider
    Oct22

    Donald Trump is making America more Russian by the day – Business Insider

    The longer Donald Trump is the center of American discourse, the more Americans sound like Russians, according to an editorial by Linette Lopez published by Business Insider. Trump is fomenting conspiracy theories and delegitimizing the media and the government. Russia watchers know well that that`s a Kremlin tactic. The way the Russian...

    DDoS attack downs ”half of the internet” in U.S., Europe today – media
    Oct21

    DDoS attack downs ”half of the internet” in U.S., Europe today – media

    Twitter, Spotify and Reddit, and a huge swath of other websites were down October 21. This was happening as hackers unleashed a large distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on the servers of Dyn, a major DNS host. It`s probably safe to assume that the two situations are related, Gizmodo reports. Dyn posted this update on its website:...

    Ukrainian officials must be taught to respect small businesses – EBRD
    Oct21

    Ukrainian officials must be taught to respect small businesses – EBRD

    Ukraine is in a critical need of strengthening the role of small and medium-sized businesses, which requires proper communication on the part of government agencies, that`s according to Sevki Acuner, head of the Ukrainian office of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Ukraine should launch a training program for public officials,...

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